Dance Moms star shares horror spinal surgery photos after being 'misdiagnosed'

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Millar has shared a shocking photo of her spinal surgery scar, while taking aim at the doctors who ‘misdiagnosed’ her.

The US reality star has called for the doctors that put her through the wrong course of treatment to “stop practising”, in an emotional post on Instagram .

The 52-year-old underwent emergency spinal surgery a year ago and has had a battle to regain health ever since.

After it was discovered that she had a Burkitt Lymphoma tumour on her spinal chord, Abby Lee has been through ten rounds of chemotherapy and an operation on her spine.

Abby Lee Miller shares pic of spinal surgery

Abby Lee Miller on the red carpet

There is another operation to come Abby Lee has hit out at the number of doctors that put her through physical therapy to cure the problem, and missing the actual issue that was affecting her.

Captioning a photo of her spinal scar, Abby Lee wrote: “One year ago today – I underwent emergency surgery for an infection in my spine.

“This mass/tumor choking my spinal cord turned out to be Burkitt Lymphoma. I endured ten rounds of chemo therapy (each lasting 6 days with 4/ 24hr bags pumping poison into my body ending with a spinal tap in 3 spots, plus another shot of Chemo into my tailbone area up the spinal cord around my brain cavity) Ten times! Another spine surgery was needed & I have one more still to go.”

Abby Lee Millar underwent emergency spinal surgery

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Abby Lee continued: “I struggled thru months of physical therapy to learn to sit up again, to crawl and maybe with a miracle someday I’ll walk.

“Why didn’t the ER Doctors on duty do their jobs? I came in twice with the same symptoms? Why didn’t somebody listen to me, the patient? I finally found the right team that’s why I lived to tell my story, I have a lot to say! Thank you to all wonderful top notch professionals who continue to help me heal.

“For those who missed it, misdiagnosed me, and the so called Federal “Doctor” who took me off medication cold turkey and the other ER “Doctor Hollywood” who told me to go home and take it easy for 10 days – STOP practicing! Please.”

A new series of Dance Moms has been filmed

In a trailer for the new series of popular reality show Dance Moms, Abby Lee is seen opening up about her cancer battle.

In the clip she said: “In an instant, your life changes completely. I was ready to go back to work and start my life over and now I can’t even walk.”

“I need to get back to teaching and I need to get back to screaming at children. I need to get back to my roots. I’m going to take these kids right back to the turf.”

The reality star was released from prison in March 2018, after serving a 366-day sentence for bankruptcy fraud, and a month later she was experiencing “excruciating neck pain”.

She was originally diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma but after her condition deteriorated in the following days, an emergency surgery was performed for a multi-level laminectomy.

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